Album Review: Uru by Uru

Album Name: Uru
Artist: Uru
Year/Label: 2005 / Independent

Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Not sure what I was expecting here, maybe R & B with a sixties feel what with the tambourine and the leather coat pictured on the cover. But I was pleasantly surprised by what I heard. This is a very unique recording. There is a bit of a groove sound but there’s also some African rhythm sounds as well as rock and pop.

Uru’s voice is strong and sultry. A nice match for the style.

This is the third review I’ve done in a row where I was unable to compare the artist to someone. Just when you think every style has been done and every song has already been written you hear someone like Uru.

Posted on February 13, 2005

Track Listing
1. Pilot
2. Step…
3. Pharaoh
4. Rock-a-bye
5. You Know…
6. You Know!?
7. Curse
8. Udu…Someday
9. Belle
10. Hummin’ the Blues
11. Bia
12. Help Me Up
13. Tonight
14. Bethlehem
15. Where I Stand

[Uru Official Site]

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